The Surprising Power of Prayer

by Bob East

The Surprising Power of Prayer I mentioned in a sermon earlier in the year that God has been growing me in my prayer life – which has been awesome (and an answer to prayer itself!). Each morning God has graciously helped me be in the habit of not only diving into His Word but praying to […]

Practicing the Praise of God, Apieczonek’s Visit to Gymea

by Bob East

Practicing the Praise of God Currently I am completing an essay on the topic of ‘praise in the Bible’. As I have been researching for this essay I have been struck by the variety of ways praise is expressed throughout the Scriptures. Praise is often words directed towards God in song or prayer. For Instance, […]

Report from ECPNG, Apieczonek’s Visit to Gymea

by Bob East

Report from ECPNG A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck PNG on Feb 26th followed by 57 aftershocks throughout the weeks that have followed. Obtaining accurate information has been difficult but so far 157 deaths have been confirmed. The damage is extensive and widespread, well beyond the Huli area. Trees are uprooted. Food gardens & houses have been destroyed […]

Guest Speakers At Easter,  Women Pastoring Women, Apieczonek’s Visit to Gymea

by Bob East

Today At 7.45am we will have Scott Monk from Moore College to share and speak. 9.30am church will be celebrate our annual Rescue Sunday, to say “thankyou” to the many emergency services with the assistance of the Attorney General Mark Speakman. Moore College students will lead us in a family service presentation. Arvo church will […]

Next Sunday 25th March, Guest Speakers At Easter, Solar Panels For Our Church, Thompson Hall Walk Way & Ramp, Results of Annual Parish Meeting

by Bob East

Next Sunday 25th March At 7.45am we will have some students from Moore College to share and speak. 9.30am church will be celebrate our annual Rescue Sunday, to say “thankyou” to the many emergency services with the assistance of the Attorney General Mark Speakman. Moore College students will lead us in a family service presentation. […]

Annual Parish Meeting — this Thursday night, B & C safely settling into their new home, Annual Appeal for our Building Fund, 21st Anniversary Celebrations for our Men’s Breakfast

by Bob East

Annual Parish Meeting — this Thursday night Please come along if you can and if not be prayerful for the proceedings and that God would once again raise up those who can serve us in the roles of warden, parish nominator and Parish councillors.  The 2018 Budget will be presented and the 2017 accounts distributed.  […]

Can you keep a secret ? Annual Parish Meeting 8th March Thursday 7.30pm

by Bob East

Can you keep a secret ? LIFE groups and how powerful they are  –  the best kept secret around.  But I believe we should be shouting about how good they are.  Why? Church Health –  time after time all the books & surveys on what makes a healthy, vibrant, caring church … will major on […]

Can you keep a secret? Women Pastoring Women

by Bob East

Can you keep a secret? LIFE groups and how powerful they are  –  the best kept secret around.  But I believe we should be shouting about how good they are.  Why? Church Health –  time after time all the books & surveys on what makes a healthy, vibrant, caring church … will major on small […]

“Jesus is          ” Mission, Women Pastoring Women

by Bob East

“Jesus is                ” Mission  (just 34 days away) By now you would all be aware that  on 18-25 March we have the privilege of sharing with 52 churches in the lllawarra & Shire and 300+ students and staff from Moore College.  The aim is for us to ask others who do you believe Jesus is….? […]